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Tlaib: Climate Corps would connect environmental justice with economic and racial justice

The Hill Published on Jul 24, 2021 Rep. Rashida Tlaib spoke about the Civilian Climate Corps during a House hearing on the program.

Longtime Head of EPA’s Environmental Justice Program: Biden’s Climate Picks Show Power of Movements

Democracy Now! Dec 21, 2020 As President-elect Joe Biden unveils key members of his team who will tackle what he called the “existential” threat of the climate crisis, we speak to former Environmental Protection Agency official Mustafa Ali, who led … Continue reading

Advocates Celebrate As Legislature Gets One Step Closer To Passing Environmental Justice Law | Earthwhile August 03, 2020 Miriam Wasser María Belén Power, of the local nonprofit GreenRoots, was supposed to have a “date night” with her husband Friday evening, but says she couldn’t stop checking her phone for updates on floor proceedings at … Continue reading

Environmental Justice: Then and Now | The New School

The New School Published on Nov 29, 2016 Delegates to the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit held on October 24-27, 1991, in Washington DC, drafted and adopted 17 Principles of Environmental Justice ( These Principles were created … Continue reading


NowThis News Streamed live 3 hours ago Voters are already casting ballots in an election that could determine how the U.S. faces the growing global climate crisis. Michigan remains a crucial battleground state. Pres. Trump won it by fewer than … Continue reading

Yale Professor of Environmental Justice Gerald Torres in Conversation with Jonathan F. P. Rose


Pollution and Pandemics: COVID-19’s Disproportionate Impact on Environmental Justice Communities

Energy and Commerce Committee The Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a remote hearing on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at 12 p.m. via Cisco Webex. The hearing is entitled, “Pollution and … Continue reading

“Pollution is Segregated” Says the Father of Environmental Justice | Amanpour and Company

Amanpour and Company Mar 3, 2020 The United States of America is segregated, and so is pollution. These words come from the so-called “father of environmental justice,” Robert Bullard. As a sociologist in the 1970s, he shone a light on … Continue reading

Environmental Justice and Racism: Call It for What It Is

Climate One Published on Jan 3, 2020 Dr. Robert Bullard, Winner of the 2019 Stephen Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication, explains the disconnect between civil rights groups and environmental organizations in tackling environmental justice.

2019 Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice

Free Speech TV Dec 5, 2019 The first-ever Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice was held on Friday night in South Carolina. Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman and former EPA official Mustafa Ali co-moderated the event. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker, … Continue reading